Australian Tourist Visa Options

There are a number of Australian Tourist visa options available but these are not for all countries around the world. Australia has agreements with certain countries to issue them with a free Australian tourist visa as listed below. These are all the options available in Australia. Note that if you are taking your Thai wife or Thai fiancée back to Australia then apply for the correct Australian Spouse Visa or Australian Fiancée Visa.

Australian Tourist Visa Options

There are a number of Australian visa options for a Thai national. Below are the most common tourist visas for Australia which are issued in Thailand. The most common would be the Australian Visitors Visa issued in Bangkok. For the other visa options, you would be best served by speaking to an immigration lawyer in Thailand about them. Call us today or email us for more information. You can also visit our offices in Phuket or Bangkok for assistance.

eVisitor (subclass 651)

The visa is the same as the Electronic Travel Authority (subclass 601) as mentioned above however it can be applied for online and is free. Only certain countries’ nationals may use this visa. Thailand however is not part of the eVisitor system.

The eVisitor option is free and you would need to speak to us about this visa for Australia. Note that this is a multiple entry Australian visa which is very handy if you are visiting Australia on a regular basis.

  • Having a holiday in Australia
  • Conducting business in Australia
  • Visiting family
  • Issued for 12 months but a multiple entry visa
  • Free

Electronic Travel Authority (subclass 601)

This Australian tourist visa allows you to stay in Australia for 3 months each time you visit Australia. You can visit Australia as many times as you want during the period of 12 months. This might also be an option for you if you are conducting business in Australia.

If you are conducting business from Thailand then this visa would be a good option as you don’t need to apply for an Australian visa before each visit. 

  • Having a holiday in Australia
  • Conducting business in Australia
  • Visiting family
  • Issued for 12 months but a multiple entry visa
  • Free

Australian Tourist Visa Package by G.A.M. Legal Alliance

australia tourist visa

We Offer:

We will be delighted to assist you with your fiancé visa application to Australia through our comprehensive package as follows:

  • Consultation
  • Thorough evaluation of the applicant’s economic and social ties to Thailand
  • Comprehensive list of documents for the applicant and for the sponsor (if any)
  • Assistance with collecting the required documents
  • Professional preparation of the visa application papers and documents
  • Interview training
  • Submission of the application to the VFS
  • Visa application results update

These are the tourist visa or Australian visitor visa options available. If you are going on holiday to Australia then speak to us about assisting you with an Australian tourist visa in Bangkok. Call us toll-free from Australia if you need assistance in obtaining a tourist visa for a friend in Thailand to visit Australia for 2 months. With cheap flights in Asia Australia is becoming the travel destination of choice for many Thai nationals. Call us today or if you are in Thailand walk into our offices in Phuket or Bangkok for further assistance.


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The information contained in our website is for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. 

Australian Tourist Visa eVisa FAQ

How do I get an Australian visa for my girlfriend?

Your girlfriend can apply for an Australian tourist visa from Thailand. If you are going to get married then she should apply for an Australian fiancee visa. If you have been living together for two years then an Australian partner visa is also an option.

Can my Thai girlfriend stay in Australia?

Your Thai girlfriend can visit you in Australia on a tourist visa which will be valid for 3 months. This would be after the first visa. Her next tourist visa for Australia from Thailand could be a six month visa.